Benjamin Lai, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

CantoneseEnglishFrench
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Medication-assisted therapy for opioid use disorder
  • Chronic non-cancer pain management and research
  • Substance use disorder
  • Quality improvement in patient care
  1. 2015
    ResidentFamily Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2015
    Academic Chief ResidentFamily Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2012
    Bachelor - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery & Bachelor of Obstetrics (MB BCh BAO)University College Cork
  4. 2007
    Master of Science - Neurological Sciences Thesis: Basal and Stress-Reactive Cortisol Levels in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (Advisors: Sonia Lupien, PhD & Gary Wild, MD PhD)McGill University
  5. 2005
    Bachelor - Bachelor of Science (Major: Physiology; Minor: Psychology)McGill University

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Awardee Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program
  2. 2012
    Winner of Interactive Case of the Year (2011)Society for Vascular Medicine Annual Meeting
  3. 2010
    Joint winner of the P.F. Fitzpatrick Prize in Epidemiology & Public HealthUniversity College of Cork
  4. 2010
    Second Prize Winner of the Dr. H. H. Stewart Scholarship in Public HealthNational University of Ireland
  5. 2009
    Second Prize Winner of the Dr. H. H. Stewart Scholarship in BiochemistryNational University of Ireland
  6. 2008
    The title of “College Scholar” Title awarded to top 10% of class for academic performanceUniversity College Cork
  7. 2007
    Dean’s Honor List for M.Sc. ThesisMcGill University

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    ChairDepartment of Family Medicine Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) Workgroup
  2. 2019 - present
    Committee ChairFamily Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Committee
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberOpioid Stewardship workgroup
  4. 2019 - 2020
    MemberNortheast Clinic Operations Committee, Mayo Family Clinic Northeast, Department of Family Medicine
  5. 2019 - present
    Meeting ChairPrimary Care in Rochester and Kasson Controlled Substance Advisory Group (CSAG)
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberMinnesota Academy of Family Physicians
  7. 2017 - 2018
    MemberAdventist Health Feather River Outpatient Committee
  8. 2017 - 2018
    MemberAdventist Health Feather River Outpatient Clinic Opioid Oversight Committee
  9. 2017 - 2018
    ChairAdventist Health Feather River Outpatient Clinic Narcotic Task Force
  10. 2017 - 2018
    RepresentativeAdventist Health Market Operating Council Quality Sub-Committee
  11. 2015 - 2018
    MemberCalifornia Academy of Family Physicians
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberThe College of Family Physicians Canada
  15. 2014 - 2015
    Residency Education Committee MemberMayo Clinic Graduate Education Committee
  16. 2013 - 2015
    Resident MemberMayo Clinic Family Medicine Research Committee
  17. 2012 - 2014
    Resident MemberMayo Kasson Family Clinic SBIRT Committee

Publications